transversal

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transversal

[trans′vər·səl]
(mathematics)
A line intersecting a given family of lines. Also known as semisecant.
A curve orthogonal to a hypersurface.
If π is a given map of a set X onto a set Y, a transversal for π is a subset T of X with the property that T contains exactly one point of π-1(y) for each y ε Y.